Elevation: 1,281 ft
GPS: 38.903, -121.074 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on May 7, 2018
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Description

Climbing spots scattered through the Gold Country foothills around Auburn and Grass Valley, mostly short scenic rocks and boulders on or near state highway 49.

Auburn Quarry is the prime low country spot for sport climbs, and the Bar just across the river from it is a well loved bouldering spot.

Getting There

Usually from highways 49 or 20.

272 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Auburn and Grass Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 188
M+M
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 131
Scooby Snacks
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 113
Gold Dusty
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 112
Comfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 129
Booty Crack
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 104
Short Term Memory
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 174
Uncomfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 93
Sneaky
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 81
Hunger Pains
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 159
Scale Wall
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 103
Vacavillain
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 68
Bionic Bitch Slap
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 53
Howler Monkey
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 59
Destructomatic
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 55
Human Oddity
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
M+M Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 188
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Scooby Snacks Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 131
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Gold Dusty Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 113
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Comfortably Dumb Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 112
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Booty Crack Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 129
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Short Term Memory Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Memorial Wall
 104
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Uncomfortably Dumb Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 174
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sneaky Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Memorial Wall
 93
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Hunger Pains Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 81
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Scale Wall Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 159
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Vacavillain Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 103
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bionic Bitch Slap Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 68
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Howler Monkey Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 53
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Destructomatic Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 59
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Human Oddity Auburn SRA > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 55
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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